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Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic with Frank Huang, Sharyl Staples, Car Photo

Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic with Frank Huang, Sharyl Staples, Carter Brey and Cynthia Phelps in John Adams "Absolute Jest" at Barbican Centre, 1 April, 2017. Photo by Chris Lee

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Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic with Frank Huang, Sharyl Staples, Car Photo

Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic with Frank Huang, Sharyl Staples, Carter Brey and Cynthia Phelps in John Adams "Absolute Jest" at Barbican Centre, 1 April, 2017. Photo by Chris Lee

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Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic with Frank Huang, Sharyl Staples, Car Photo

Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic with Frank Huang, Sharyl Staples, Carter Brey and Cynthia Phelps in John Adams "Absolute Jest" at Barbican Centre, 1 April, 2017. Photo by Chris Lee

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Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic with Frank Huang, Sharyl Staples, Car Photo

Alan Gilbert conducts the New York Philharmonic with Frank Huang, Sharyl Staples, Carter Brey and Cynthia Phelps in John Adams "Absolute Jest" at Barbican Centre, 1 April, 2017. Photo by Chris Lee

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Alan Gilbert News

Pacific Symphony's All-Beethoven Weekend Belatedly Honors Composer's 250th Birthday Photo Pacific Symphony's All-Beethoven Weekend Belatedly Honors Composer's 250th Birthday
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2022

With three nights of Beethoven (June 9-11), Pacific Symphony presents “Beethoven's Piano Concertos'—a weekend-long extravaganza belatedly celebrating the beloved composer's 250th birthday. Originally scheduled for March 2020, the beginning of the pandemic necessitated rescheduling.

Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theat Photo Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 58th Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced its 2022 summer season, which features the return of some beloved in-person public events put on pause during the virtual and hybrid seasons of 2020 and 2021. 

Hamburg's Landmark Concert Hall Brought To Life By Spectacular Light Installation Fea Photo Hamburg's Landmark Concert Hall Brought To Life By Spectacular Light Installation Featuring Hundreds Of Flying Drones
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

Thousands of people gathered on Thursday night to experience the “Breaking Waves” light installation in Hamburg's port. Created by Dutch artist duo DRIFT, the artwork comprises hundreds of illuminated drones that dance around the night sky of the iconic concert hall.

Boston Symphony Orchestra Announces 2022-2023 Season Photo Boston Symphony Orchestra Announces 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

The 2022–23 Boston Symphony Orchestra season, under the direction of Andris Nelsons, will present a spectrum of performers and musical styles, spotlighting some of classical music’s most vibrant artists. Find out what shows are included and how to get tickets.

BWW Review: CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA--IMPRESSIONS IN SOUND (AX PLAYS CHOPIN) at Severance  Photo BWW Review: CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA--IMPRESSIONS IN SOUND (AX PLAYS CHOPIN) at Severance Hall
by Roy Berko - Apr 14, 2022

Music Director Delta David Gier Wins 2022 Ditson Conductor's Award Photo Music Director Delta David Gier Wins 2022 Ditson Conductor's Award
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 12, 2022

Delta David Gier, distinguished conductor, is the recipient of the 2022 Ditson Conductor's Award for the advancement of American music, Columbia University has announced. Gier will receive $5,000 and a citation on behalf of Columbia's President Lee C. Bollinger. Previous recipients include Gustav Meier, David Zinman, Alan Gilbert, George Manahan, Leonard Bernstein, Marin Alsop, Oliver Knussen, and John Adams.

Cleveland Orchestra Releases Lineup for 105th Season Photo Cleveland Orchestra Releases Lineup for 105th Season
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

Today, The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 105th season of concerts at Severance Music Center from September 2022 to May 2023. Marking the 21st year of the ensemble’s acclaimed partnership with Music Director Franz Welser-Möst, showcasing extraordinary artistry and more ways of sharing music-making across multiple platforms. Highlights include 20 guest artist debuts, acclaimed guest conductors, and thirteen works being performed for the first time by The Cleveland Orchestra, including four world premieres and one U.S. premiere. Ticket information and program details are included below.

Violinist Stefan Jackiw is Set to Perform Alongside the Princeton Symphony Orchestra Photo Violinist Stefan Jackiw is Set to Perform Alongside the Princeton Symphony Orchestra
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 7, 2022

On Saturday, May 7 at 8pm and Sunday, May 8 at 4pm, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra (PSO) presents its Milanov & Jackiw concert featuring violin virtuoso Stefan Jackiw. Jackiw performs Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s lush Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35 on a program with Gabriela Lena Frank’s Elegía Andina and Felix Mendelssohn’s “Scottish” Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 56. Edward T. Cone Music Director Rossen Milanov conducts both concerts at Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall, on the campus of Princeton University.Milanov and Jackiw are no strangers, having performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in 2015, the RTV Slovenia Symphony Orchestra in 2019, and, most recently, with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra this past October. Milanov invited the violinist to play with the PSO in March 2020, but that performance was pre-empted by the pandemic.

West Coast Premiere of AGING MAGICIAN to Close San Diego Opera's 2021-2022 Season Photo West Coast Premiere of AGING MAGICIAN to Close San Diego Opera's 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

San Diego Opera's 2021 2022 will close with the West Coast Premiere of Aging Magician a hybrid opera/theatre piece that combines singing, choral work, puppetry, and performance art to create an incredibly unique theatrical experience.

Wexford Festival Opera to Celebrate 70th Anniversary With Debut New York Performance Photo Wexford Festival Opera to Celebrate 70th Anniversary With Debut New York Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

​​​​​​​Wexford Festival Opera is celebrating its 70th anniversary with its debut New York concert on Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 7:30pm at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, featuring renowned soprano Angela Meade, together with pianist Myra Huang, in works by Wagner, Meyerbeer, Amy Beach, and others.

Alan Gilbert Videos

VIDEO: Yefim Bronfman Performs  Debussy's “Claire de lune” from Live with Carnegi VideoVIDEO: Yefim Bronfman Performs Debussy's “Claire de lune” from Live with Carnegie Hall
by Alan Henry - Aug 24, 2020

Yefim Bronfman performs Debussy’s “Claire de lune” during Live with Carnegie Hall on April 23, 2020. 

VIDEO: NY Phil's Joseph Alessi Discusses the Tenor Horn Solo from Mahler's Symphony N VideoVIDEO: NY Phil's Joseph Alessi Discusses the Tenor Horn Solo from Mahler's Symphony No. 7
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2020

Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi first performed the solo on tenor tuba in 1986 under Leonard Bernstein. In this performance from 2017 under then Music Director Alan Gilbert, Alessi performs the same solo on the English Baritone, which he believes provides a closer version of the sound Mahler was looking for.

Video Flashback: New York Philharmonic Performs Mahler's Symphony No. 7 VideoVideo Flashback: New York Philharmonic Performs Mahler's Symphony No. 7
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2020

Mahler's Symphony No. 7 is conducted by then Music Director Alan Gilbert in a?oeA Concert for Unity,a?? featuring musicians from around the world joining the Philharmonic.

PREFORMANCES with Allison Charney Closes its 10th Season at Merkin Hall with MAY FLOW VideoPREFORMANCES with Allison Charney Closes its 10th Season at Merkin Hall with MAY FLOWERS
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 9, 2019

PREFORMANCES with Allison Charney closes its 10th season on Monday, May 6th at 1:00pm at Merkin Hall with MAY FLOWERS, featuring operatic treasures, exuberant chamber music and two new works by living composers.

VIDEO: Kravis Prize Winner Unsuk Chin's Clarinet Concerto VideoVIDEO: Kravis Prize Winner Unsuk Chin's Clarinet Concerto
by Alan Henry - Oct 12, 2018

On October 11, 2018, The Marie-Josée Kravis Prize for New Music at the New York Philharmonic was awarded to South Korean composer Unsuk Chin. The Prize consists of $200,000 and a commission for the New York Philharmonic. Listen to her clarinet concerto in the video below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hos VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At 'Foreign Bodies' Multidisciplinary Event Conducted and Hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen
by Alan Henry - May 21, 2018

The New York Philharmonic announces Foreign Bodies, a one-night-only multidisciplinary event conducted and hosted by Esa-Pekka Salonen, concluding his tenure as The Marie-Jos e Kravis Composer-in-Residence. The concert, Friday, June 8, 2018, at 8:00 p.m., will feature Esa-Pekka Salonen's Foreign Bodies, accompanied by the World Premiere of a live video installation by Tal Rosner; Dan el Bjarnason's Violin Concerto, with Pekka Kuusisto in his New York Philharmonic debut; and Obsidian Tear, a dance work choreographed by Wayne McGregor performed by members of the Boston Ballet (Philharmonic debut) and set to Mr. Salonen's Nyx and Lachen verlernt. Foreign Bodies will be casual and multi-sensory; drinks and conversation will flow as attendees mingle with the performers, who will give additional impromptu performances throughout the event.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Herbert Blomstedt Conducting NY Phil in Beethoven's 7th and 8th
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2017

Herbert Blomstedt will return to the New York Philharmonic to lead the Orchestra in Beethoven's Symphonies Nos. 7 and 8, Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, February 24 at 11:00 a.m.; and Saturday, February 25 at 8:00 p.m.

STAGE TUBE: Inside Look at SWEENEY TODD- Performing for Sondheim; Airs 9/26 on PBS
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2014

SWEENEY TODD airs on PBS stations on Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00-11:30 p.m. ET. Audra McDonald serves as host. The acclaimed, sold-out production stars Terfel in the title role and Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett in her Philharmonic debut, New York stage debut, and first time performing the role. In the video below, the cast chats about the thrill of learning that Sondheim himself was in the crowd!

STAGE TUBE: Inside Look at SWEENEY TODD with Bryn Terfel; Airs 9/26 on PBS
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2014

SWEENEY TODD airs on PBS stations on Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00-11:30 p.m. ET. Audra McDonald serves as host. The acclaimed, sold-out production stars Terfel in the title role and Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson as Mrs. Lovett in her Philharmonic debut, New York stage debut, and first time performing the role. In the video below, Bryn Terfel describes the joys and challenges of performing the title role.

STAGE TUBE: Lincoln Center's Own SWEENEY TODD, Bryn Terfel, Takes on Opera v. Musical Argument
by Stage Tube - Sep 12, 2014

Is Stephen Sondheim's SWEENEY TODD an opera or a musical? Bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, who recently starred in Lincoln Center's production, gives his take in the video below, released in anticipation of the Live From Lincoln Center special. Check it out below!